Talkin' Cloud http://talkincloud.com/rss.xml en Anthem Agrees to $115 Million Settlement Over Data Breach http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/anthem-agrees-115-million-settlement-over-data-breach <div class="node-body article-body">Anthem Inc. agreed to pay $115 million to resolve consumer claims over a 2015 cyber-attack that compromised data on 78.8 million people.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/anthem-agrees-115-million-settlement-over-data-breach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/anthem-agrees-115-million-settlement-over-data-breach#comments Cloud Computing Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:03:00 +0000 65361 at http://talkincloud.com Symantec Takes Stand Against Russian Source Code Review http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-security/symantec-takes-stand-against-russian-source-code-review <div class="node-body article-body">IBM, Cisco, SAP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and McAfee allow Russia to conduct source code reviews of their products, which some U.S. government officials worry could enable foreign intelligence agents to find vulnerabilities.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-security/symantec-takes-stand-against-russian-source-code-review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-security/symantec-takes-stand-against-russian-source-code-review#comments Cloud Computing Security Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:25:00 +0000 65351 at http://talkincloud.com The Doyle Report: How Autotask Sees the World http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/doyle-report-how-autotask-sees-world <div class="node-body article-body">Channel companies are getting more vertical, specialized and capable when it comes to solving customers' real-world business challenges, says Autotask CEO Mark Cattini.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/doyle-report-how-autotask-sees-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/doyle-report-how-autotask-sees-world#comments Cloud Computing Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:38:00 +0000 65341 at http://talkincloud.com Google Will Stop Reading Your Emails for Gmail Ads http://talkincloud.com/cloud-companies/google-will-stop-reading-your-emails-gmail-ads <div class="node-body article-body">The decision didn’t come from Google’s ad team, but from its cloud unit, which is angling to sign up more corporate customers.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-companies/google-will-stop-reading-your-emails-gmail-ads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-companies/google-will-stop-reading-your-emails-gmail-ads#comments Cloud Companies Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:41:00 +0000 65331 at http://talkincloud.com 7 Cloud Computing Facts to Know Now http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/7-cloud-computing-facts-know-now <div class="node-body gallery-body">Based on a new report from Clutch, we look at the 7 cloud computing facts you need to know now. </div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/7-cloud-computing-facts-know-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/7-cloud-computing-facts-know-now#comments Cloud Computing Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:24:00 +0000 65321 at http://talkincloud.com AWS Blocks New Smartsheet Exec in Non-Compete Dispute http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/aws-blocks-new-smartsheet-exec-non-compete-dispute <div class="node-body article-body">Amazon Web Services appears to be developing a major move into the workplace collaboration market, based on the slowly-emerging details of a legal battle.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/aws-blocks-new-smartsheet-exec-non-compete-dispute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/aws-blocks-new-smartsheet-exec-non-compete-dispute#comments Cloud Computing Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:20:00 +0000 65311 at http://talkincloud.com Venture Capitalists Largely No-Shows at White House Tech Event http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/venture-capitalists-largely-no-shows-white-house-tech-event <div class="node-body article-body">The gathering Thursday focuses on emerging technologies, the inventors who build them and the venture capitalists who fund them.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/venture-capitalists-largely-no-shows-white-house-tech-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/venture-capitalists-largely-no-shows-white-house-tech-event#comments Cloud Computing Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:35:00 +0000 65301 at http://talkincloud.com Zero One: Digital Transformation Comes to College Campuses http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/zero-one-digital-transformation-comes-college-campuses <div class="node-body article-body">Companies and colleges can learn from each other about attracting digital natives, a Logicalis executive says.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/zero-one-digital-transformation-comes-college-campuses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/zero-one-digital-transformation-comes-college-campuses#comments Cloud Computing Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:48:00 +0000 65281 at http://talkincloud.com MSP Fights to Hire Scarce Cloud Engineers http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/msp-fights-hire-scarce-cloud-engineers <div class="node-body article-body">AWS Premier Partner CorpInfo’s plans to triple in size by the end of next year hinge to a large extent on its ability to find enough skilled technicians. </div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/msp-fights-hire-scarce-cloud-engineers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/msp-fights-hire-scarce-cloud-engineers#comments Cloud Computing Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:42:00 +0000 65271 at http://talkincloud.com 5.5 Million Devices Operating with WannaCry Port Open http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-security/55-million-devices-operating-wannacry-port-open <div class="field-byline"> Christine Hall | Data Center Knowledge </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By now you'd think everyone would have battened down the hatches and locked down potentially dangerous ports vulnerable to WannaCry, but that's not the case.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-security/55-million-devices-operating-wannacry-port-open" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-security/55-million-devices-operating-wannacry-port-open#comments Cloud Computing Security Wed, 21 Jun 2017 18:06:00 +0000 65261 at http://talkincloud.com Report: OpenStack Superfan Walmart Tells Partners to Avoid AWS Cloud http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/report-openstack-superfan-walmart-tells-partners-avoid-aws-cloud <div class="node-body article-body">Walmart to partners: don't trust Amazon's cloud with our secrets.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/report-openstack-superfan-walmart-tells-partners-avoid-aws-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/report-openstack-superfan-walmart-tells-partners-avoid-aws-cloud#comments Cloud Computing Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:54:00 +0000 65251 at http://talkincloud.com Joe Raedle/Getty Images BMC, CA Inc. Said to Mull Biggest Tech Buyout Since Dell http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-mergers-and-acquisitions/bmc-ca-inc-said-mull-biggest-tech-buyout-dell <div class="node-body article-body">If a deal goes ahead, it would be the biggest leveraged buyout of a technology company since a group led by Michael Dell and Silver Lake Management agreed to buy Dell Inc. in 2013.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-mergers-and-acquisitions/bmc-ca-inc-said-mull-biggest-tech-buyout-dell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-mergers-and-acquisitions/bmc-ca-inc-said-mull-biggest-tech-buyout-dell#comments Cloud Computing Mergers and Acquisitions Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:58:00 +0000 65241 at http://talkincloud.com Adobe Notches Beat Again With Sales Outlook on Cloud Demand http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/adobe-notches-beat-again-sales-outlook-cloud-demand <div class="node-body article-body">The San Jose, California-based company also forecast revenue in the current quarter that topped the average analyst estimate. </div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/adobe-notches-beat-again-sales-outlook-cloud-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/adobe-notches-beat-again-sales-outlook-cloud-demand#comments Cloud Computing Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:33:00 +0000 65231 at http://talkincloud.com Amazon Is 'Just Getting Started' With Web Services Push in Canada http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/amazon-just-getting-started-web-services-push-canada <div class="node-body article-body">Amazon.com Inc. is continuing its push into Canada by beefing up hiring.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/amazon-just-getting-started-web-services-push-canada" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/amazon-just-getting-started-web-services-push-canada#comments Cloud Computing Tue, 20 Jun 2017 18:32:00 +0000 65221 at http://talkincloud.com Street Sees Dollar Signs as Microsoft Invests in Cloud, Artificial Intelligence http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-and-cloud-services-stocks/street-sees-dollar-signs-microsoft-invests-cloud-artificia <div class="node-body article-body">Morgan Stanley analyst Keith Weiss reiterated his “Overweight” rating on Microsoft, increasing his price target on the stock to $80 from $72.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-and-cloud-services-stocks/street-sees-dollar-signs-microsoft-invests-cloud-artificia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-and-cloud-services-stocks/street-sees-dollar-signs-microsoft-invests-cloud-artificia#comments Cloud Computing and Cloud Services Stocks Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:30:00 +0000 65211 at http://talkincloud.com Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Zero One: How Companies Buy Tech http://talkincloud.com/cloud-companies/zero-one-how-companies-buy-tech <div class="node-body article-body">The rise of line-of-business executives as tech power brokers has created chaos in the tech buying process.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-companies/zero-one-how-companies-buy-tech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-companies/zero-one-how-companies-buy-tech#comments Cloud Companies Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:33:00 +0000 65201 at http://talkincloud.com The Doyle Report: What Kind of Company Are You? Google’s Jim Chow Has a Perspective http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-channel-chiefs/doyle-report-what-kind-company-are-you-google-s-jim-chow-has-perspect <div class="node-body article-body">There are many ways to classify partners. But few are as revealing as this Penton Channels Think Tank member's perspective. </div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-channel-chiefs/doyle-report-what-kind-company-are-you-google-s-jim-chow-has-perspect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-channel-chiefs/doyle-report-what-kind-company-are-you-google-s-jim-chow-has-perspect#comments Cloud Computing Channel Chiefs Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:27:00 +0000 65191 at http://talkincloud.com Big Names Descend on White House for Trump's Technology Summit http://talkincloud.com/cloud-companies/big-names-descend-white-house-trumps-technology-summit <div class="node-body article-body">The meeting Monday of the American Technology Council, which Trump commissioned in May and which is being shepherded by Kushner, kicks off a week of administration events themed on technology. </div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-companies/big-names-descend-white-house-trumps-technology-summit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-companies/big-names-descend-white-house-trumps-technology-summit#comments Cloud Companies Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:10:00 +0000 65181 at http://talkincloud.com <p>Apple CEO Tim Cook talks to IBM CEO Ginni&nbsp;Rommetty&nbsp;at the inaugural meeting of the American Technology Council on Monday.</p> Chip Somodevilla /Getty Images Faulty AWS S3 Configuration Exposes Personal Data of 198M U.S. Voters http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-security/faulty-aws-s3-configuration-exposes-personal-data-198m-us-voters <div class="node-body article-body">A Republican data firm is taking full responsibility for exposing personal information belonging to 198 million registered voters.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-security/faulty-aws-s3-configuration-exposes-personal-data-198m-us-voters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-security/faulty-aws-s3-configuration-exposes-personal-data-198m-us-voters#comments Cloud Computing Security Mon, 19 Jun 2017 19:22:00 +0000 65171 at http://talkincloud.com Are Reference Checks Making a Comeback in Tech? http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-management/are-reference-checks-making-comeback-tech <div class="node-body article-body">Tech company hiring managers are doing more candidate gut checks by personally calling references</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-management/are-reference-checks-making-comeback-tech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-management/are-reference-checks-making-comeback-tech#comments Cloud Computing Management Mon, 19 Jun 2017 16:54:00 +0000 65161 at http://talkincloud.com BananaImage/Thinkstock Zero One: Channel Unleashes Data Products http://talkincloud.com/big-data-and-cloud-computing/zero-one-channel-unleashes-data-products <div class="node-body article-body">Most companies have a data cache that can be turned into cash with a little help from the channel. </div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/big-data-and-cloud-computing/zero-one-channel-unleashes-data-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/big-data-and-cloud-computing/zero-one-channel-unleashes-data-products#comments Big Data and Cloud Computing Mon, 19 Jun 2017 14:01:00 +0000 65151 at http://talkincloud.com Five Reasons Why Your Clients Should Move from Tape to Cloud Backup http://talkincloud.com/blog/five-reasons-why-your-clients-should-move-tape-cloud-backup <div class="node-body blog-body">Every day, more companies are adopting cloud-based data protection strategies—especially in the small and midsize market—for reasons related to costs, staffing and space. At the same time, tape is seen as a critical component in larger organizations, especially for archival data that is seldom accessed.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/blog/five-reasons-why-your-clients-should-move-tape-cloud-backup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/blog/five-reasons-why-your-clients-should-move-tape-cloud-backup#comments Guest Bloggers Carbonite cloud backup DRaaS Talkin Cloud Blog Fri, 16 Jun 2017 18:49:00 +0000 65141 at http://talkincloud.com When Partners Need a Partner: 3 Things to Remember when Outsourcing Business Functions http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/when-partners-need-partner-3-things-remember-when-outsourcing-business-functions <div class="node-body article-body">As a channel partner, you're used to serving as an extension of your customers. Clients come to you either to supplement their IT team or to serve as an external IT department. </div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/when-partners-need-partner-3-things-remember-when-outsourcing-business-functions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/when-partners-need-partner-3-things-remember-when-outsourcing-business-functions#comments Cloud Computing Fri, 16 Jun 2017 16:50:00 +0000 65131 at http://talkincloud.com Gartner: Amazon Isn’t Only E-Commerce Giant with Cloud Prowess http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/gartner-amazon-isn-t-only-e-commerce-giant-cloud-prowess <div class="field-deck"> Alibaba Cloud has emerged as one to watch on Gartner's Magic Quadrant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Alibaba is emerging as a company to watch in the Infrastructure as a Service market in the U.S., according to the latest Magic Quadrant for IaaS report from Gartner.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/gartner-amazon-isn-t-only-e-commerce-giant-cloud-prowess" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/gartner-amazon-isn-t-only-e-commerce-giant-cloud-prowess#comments Cloud Computing Fri, 16 Jun 2017 14:50:00 +0000 65121 at http://talkincloud.com BMW’s Connected-Car Data Platform to Run in IBM’s Cloud http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/bmw-s-connected-car-data-platform-run-ibm-s-cloud <div class="field-byline"> Christine Hall | Data Center Knowledge </div> <div class="node-body article-body">BMW is planning to use IBM’s cloud infrastructure to deploy its new platform for collecting data from connected cars. </div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/bmw-s-connected-car-data-platform-run-ibm-s-cloud" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/bmw-s-connected-car-data-platform-run-ibm-s-cloud#comments Cloud Computing Fri, 16 Jun 2017 12:48:00 +0000 65111 at http://talkincloud.com 7 Things You Need to Know About Artificial Intelligence and CRM http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/7-things-you-need-know-about-artificial-intelligence-and-crm <div class="node-body gallery-body">Artificial intelligence (AI) is projected to create more than 800,000 net-new jobs by 2021, and other takeaways from the report by IDC and Salesforce.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/7-things-you-need-know-about-artificial-intelligence-and-crm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/7-things-you-need-know-about-artificial-intelligence-and-crm#comments Cloud Computing Thu, 15 Jun 2017 17:18:00 +0000 65091 at http://talkincloud.com Understanding Docker's Enterprise Services Offerings http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/understanding-dockers-enterprise-services-offerings <div class="node-body article-body">Docker, Inc. now offers several types of enterprise support packages, which include management services for Docker containers. However, MSPs can still offer some managed services in better ways than Docker.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/understanding-dockers-enterprise-services-offerings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/understanding-dockers-enterprise-services-offerings#comments Cloud Computing Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:49:00 +0000 65081 at http://talkincloud.com Continuum Gets Acquired by Thoma Bravo http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-mergers-and-acquisitions/continuum-gets-acquired-thoma-bravo <div class="node-body article-body">The purchase by the tech-savvy private equity firm is the first piece in an aggressive growth strategy that aims to swallow up other companies that complement Continuum’s vertically integrated service delivery model.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-mergers-and-acquisitions/continuum-gets-acquired-thoma-bravo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-mergers-and-acquisitions/continuum-gets-acquired-thoma-bravo#comments Cloud Computing Mergers and Acquisitions Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:37:00 +0000 65071 at http://talkincloud.com The Number One Thing Channel Firms Want From Vendor Partners http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/number-one-thing-channel-firms-want-vendor-partners <div class="node-body article-body">The rapidly-changing nature of the channel ecosystem is turning every aspect of partners’ businesses upside down, including relationships with vendors. </div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/number-one-thing-channel-firms-want-vendor-partners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing/number-one-thing-channel-firms-want-vendor-partners#comments Cloud Computing Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:32:00 +0000 65061 at http://talkincloud.com Message Startup Slack Said to Draw Interest From Amazon.com http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-mergers-and-acquisitions/message-startup-slack-said-draw-interest-amazoncom <div class="node-body article-body">A deal could give San Francisco-based Slack a valuation of at least $9 billion, the people said.</div> <p><a href="http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-mergers-and-acquisitions/message-startup-slack-said-draw-interest-amazoncom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://talkincloud.com/cloud-computing-mergers-and-acquisitions/message-startup-slack-said-draw-interest-amazoncom#comments Cloud Computing Mergers and Acquisitions Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:11:00 +0000 65051 at http://talkincloud.com